All Newsletters : March 2004 : Senate Inquiry into Children in Institutional Care
Senate Inquiry into Children in Institutional Care
Public hearings of the Senate Inquiry into Children in Institutional Care have now concluded. The hearings began in Adelaide and Melbourne in mid November. After visiting Perth on 8-9 December, hearings were also held in Sydney in early February and finally in Brisbane on 12 March 2004.
A transcript of submissions and interviews can be accessed on the Senate website: www.aph.gov.au/senate
As the principal voice speaking on behalf of children placed in care in Australia, Care Leavers Australia Network (CLAN) is there to support those who share a history of institutional childhood. CLAN can be contacted as follows:
Phone (02) 9709 4520
Mobile 0425 204 747
It is expected that the Senate Report and its recommendations to Parliament will now not be available until closer to the end of this year.